The EAC Regional Youth Innovation Forum is organized by EASTECO with support and in collaboration with stakeholders of STI in the region and globally, including GIZ, ministries responsible for science, technology and innovation, and national councils/commissions of science and technology.
The forum aims to provide a platform for the youth in science, technology and innovation in the East African Community and beyond to share their innovation experiences in generating scientific and technologically innovative solutions to social needs and market demand.
Day 2 – 9th November
Parallel session 4: Climate Change and Environment Innovations
14.00 – 15.30 EAT
Keynote Address: Dr. Anderson Kehbila, Programme Leader for Natural Resources and Ecosystems, SEI Africa
Speaker 1: Simone Philbert – Production of briquettes and fabrication of improved cooking stoves as strategy to convince the community to shift from charcoal to briquette
Speaker 2: Neema Walter – Conversation of organic waste into electricity and clean cooking gas to combat climate change
Speaker 3: Olivier Nihimbazwe – Producing Chlorine Locally: Towards A Sustainable Water Treatment Service Delivery and Diarrhoea Control in Rural Burundi
Speaker 4: Ishimwe Fabrice – Production of coal and fertilizer using wastes from landfill will eradicate greenhouse effects there by making world green
Speaker 5: Edmond Ngwalago – Converting organic wastes to two-in–one low cost organic pesticides & fertilizer using complex natural enzymatic process, microbes and nano technology
Speaker 6: Ajok Lynn Jolly –
An irrigation system powered by solar energy for farms in Omoro district for the young women aged 20 to 35 years of age
Moderator: Mr. Mabile Jothdit, EAC Youth Ambassador, South Sudan
Rapporteur: Bruce Sakindi, EAYN Coordinator, Rwanda
Register by clicking on the link below.